The current Barcelona head coach who have had some worth of success in the Catalan club have announced his retirement which will be at the end of the 2016/2017 season. Luis Enrique made the announcement in the press conference room after the 6–1victory against Sporting Gijon.
After two years of sitting on the bench, Douglas Pereira have finally being linked to Sporting Gijon. FC Barcelona announced that they have reached a deal with Sporting for the free loan transfer of the Brazilian for just the 2016/2017 season. The Austrian club have agreed that Douglas will play an active role in the team.
Rumors about FC Barcelona’s Douglas Pereira moving to Sporting Gijon on loan in the January transfer window was all over the place but the club have put away the idea. Sporting Director of Sporting Gijon Nico Rodriguez explainned that the restrictions imposed on the club by LFP have left them with no choice of signing. “We do not think its possible or visible.”- the sporting director said.